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WORD ASSOCIATION

New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 1968

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 580 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,938
Across
1. Pronoun : THOU
5. Filer's abbreviation : MISC
9. Employe privilege : WASHUPS
16. Cut : SHORN
17. Wise man: It. : SAVIO
18. Ump's command : BATTERUP
19. Razing device: Slang : HEADACHEBALL
21. Shaking : ATREMBLE
22. ___ Arbor : ANN
23. Nonclerical : LAIC
24. Sooty tern : NODDY
26. African game : IMPALA
27. Talks and talks : YAKS
29. Gay : PERT
31. Puff : SWELL
33. Mr. Lopez : SENOR
34. Class : STYLE
36. Place : SEAT
38. Distant : ALOOF
40. Last : LIVE
41. Pictures : OILS
43. Hope : TRUST
45. Get under way : ROLL
47. Do a farm job : TED
48. One in the employment picture : SUMMERWORKER
51. Football play : KEEPER
53. Jack of clubs : PAM
54. Plum : SLOE
55. Show again : RERUN
57. State: Abbr. : CAL
58. Semite : ARAB
60. Raged : FOAMED
62. Burglars : LOCKPICKS
67. Town in Colorado : CRAIG
69. Point of land : SPIT
70. Dutch: Abbr. : NETH
71. Laugh : TEHEE
72. Memorable pianist : TEMPLETON
74. City in N.C. : DURHAM
76. Spotted : SEEN
77. Attention : EAR
78. Moved ahead : NOSED
80. Flower : IRIS
82. Tip : END
83. Behind something : HIDDEN
86. Immediately : THENANDTHERE
89. Railroad car, for short : GON
90. Fabric flaw : SCOB
92. Copying : APING
93. Duck : TEAL
94. Charge : RUSH
96. Swing : TREND
98. Isn't serious : KIDS
100. Cup : STEIN
103. Flower : ASTER
105. Talk nonsense : DROOL
107. Japanese condiments : SOYS
109. Husband : SAVE
110. Sirs, in Bonn : HERREN
112. Small case: Var. : ETWEE
114. Among : INTO
116. Reverse: Prefix : DIS
117. Ordeal : ACIDTEST
119. Statement of accounts : BALANCESHEET
122. Wines : MADEIRAS
123. Approving: Slang : OKING
124. Then: Fr. : ALORS
125. Sound systems : STEREOS
126. Anc. Grecian promenade : XYST
127. A good deal : LOTS
Down
1. Road bump, old style : THANKYOUMAAM
2. Scuttle : HOD
3. Not on paper : ORAL
4. Open : UNCAP
5. Mercutio's subject : MAB
6. Man's name : IVAN
7. Bomb sites : SILOS
8. Damper : COLDWATER
9. ___ Tyler's Rebellion : WAT
10. City in Italy : ATRI
11. Bows : STEMS
12. Name in opera lore : HEMPEL
13. City man : URBANITE
14. Sweater : PULLOVER
15. Caught in a way : SPEARED
16. Bicameral body: Fr. : SENAT
17. Special device : SECRETWEAPON
18. Waco school : BAYLOR
19. Former movie czar : HAYS
20. Doesn't dally : HIES
25. State: Abbr. : DEL
28. Poor : SLIM
30. Source of poi : TARO
32. Expression : LOOK
35. Trees : ELMS
37. Fort feature : TURRET
39. Spot : FLECK
42. Inner man : SELF
44. Timetable: Slang : SKED
46. Sprang : LEAPT
48. Border river of France : SARRE
49. Perch : ROOST
50. Queen : RULER
52. Laminae : PLIES
53. Covenant : PACT
56. No, siree! : NOTHINGDOING
59. Man, for one : BIPED
61. City in N.D. : MINOT
63. Vegetable : CHARD
64. Real "go-go" girls : CHEERLEADERS
65. City in N.H. : KEENE
66. Furnish impetus to : SEND
68. Flowers, for short : GLADS
70. Pest, Yiddish style : NUDNIK
73. Standing : ERECT
74. Well back : DEEP
75. Glove : MITT
79. Be evasive : SHADOWBOX
81. Girls : SHES
83. "Tom" : HOUSECAT
84. Without loss of equilibrium : INSTRIDE
85. Gare du ___ : NORD
87. Unequal: Prefix : ANIS
88. Chow : EATS
89. ___ law, in physics : GRAHAMS
91. Caps : BERETS
95. Railroad yardman : HERDER
97. Never : NOT
99. Simultaneousness: Slang : SYNC
101. Vines : IVIES
102. Clutch : NEST
104. Fix loose ends : RETIE
106. Unseaworthy : LEAKY
108. Creep : STEAL
111. A Wolfe : NERO
113. Ivy Leaguers : ELIS
115. Christiania, since 1925 : OSLO
118. Tyro seamen: Abbr. : SAS
120. Insect : ANT
121. Excitable : HOT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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